10 Decades in 10 Months of Evergreen Goodwill: 1940s
Evergreen Goodwill's history through the 1940s was marked by two distinct milestones that included being a great support during the wartime effort and a major fire that destroyed the organization's main warehouse and headquarters building, opening the doors to a modern beginning.
10 Decades in 10 Months of Evergreen Goodwill:1930s
An era marked by the Great Depression also represented an important opportunity for Evergreen Goodwill to provide support for those in need at its newly-developed headquarters facility.
10 Decades in 10 Months of Evergreen Goodwill: 1920s
Evergreen Goodwill is celebrating 100 years of existence throughout 2023! Over the next 10 months, we'll highlight a different decade of our organization's history and the evolution of Evergreen Goodwill's Mission and community impact, starting where it all began – at the corner of Seattle's Boren Avenue & Virginia Street in 1923.
Evergreen Goodwill Releases 2022 Annual Report
Evergreen Goodwill of Northwest Washington is excited to present its 2022 Annual Report! The report highlights our commitment to environmental sustainability and our efforts to bridge the digital divide – including our brand-new Digital Equity Bus. Assisting Evergreen Goodwill students to overcome barriers to education and employment is at the core of this work.
Evergreen Goodwill to Open New Location in Sedro-Woolley in 2024
Furthering its commitment to providing opportunity and supporting communities across Northwest Washington, Evergreen Goodwill is opening its second Skagit County location – providing another option for residents to donate and shop in support of the organization’s free Job Training and Education programs.
Evergreen Goodwill employees share perspective on Black History Month
Happy Black History Month! As we reflect, commemorate and start a conversation to carry on through the year, we heard from employees across the Evergreen Goodwill team who gave us their perspective on what Black History Month and this year’s theme means to them.
Student Story: Jamila
“If you have any dream, just go for it.” – Jamila
Jamila is not only a dreamer but a fighter and a survivor. After escaping an abusive living situation in Morocco, she made her way to the U.S. and eventually to Goodwill where she took classes to further her education. She’s now on track to become a licensed practical nurse and has a job that she loves!
Celebrating Black History Month: Leaders in Fashion
This Black History Month, we are putting the spotlight on several designers who have been trailblazers in fashion. We invite you to learn more about their captivating stories on our blog and while shopping in store.
Evergreen Goodwill Partners with Local Employers to Host Event Connecting Community Members with Job Opportunities and Recourses
On Jan. 26, Evergreen Goodwill is partnering with local employers like Starbucks, Delta Air Lines and T-Mobile to connect job seekers with opportunities and employment support during a Community Hiring & Resource Fair. Translation services, resume and interview support will also be provided by Evergreen Goodwill.
Where are they now: Matt
“You give yourself a chance to actually make a career.” – Matt
Successfully receiving his GED after taking classes with Evergreen Goodwill, Matt is now on track to become a licensed journeyman electrician!